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A Call for Solidarity Regarding the Imprisonment of Kazim Kizil

2019-07-31T16:05:22+00:00June 11th, 2017|Categories: Links & Articles, News|

Kazim Kizil. Source [^] In the wake of the protests against the Turkish constitutional referendum in April 2017, Turkish video activist and documentary filmmaker Kazim Kizil was taken into custody by state forces and has since been imprisoned. […]

Affects – Media – Power | Conference Berlin June/July 2017

2019-07-31T16:05:22+00:00June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Events|

The Collaborative Research Center Affective Societies at Freie Universität Berlin and the German Association of Communication Research (DGPuK) division Sociology of Media and Communication will jointly be hosting a conference on Affect, Media and Power later this month (June 29th – July 1st). Registration is still [...]

Surveillance Chess

2019-07-31T20:40:24+00:00May 17th, 2017|Categories: Videos in Close-Up|Tags: , , , |

Swiss media activists “Bitnik” use a jamming transmitter to hijack security cameras in the London Underground and invite the security personnel to a game chess on their screens. This form of guerrilla artivism skilfully reverses the imbalance of power between those being observed and those doing the observing. […]

Image Operations published

2019-07-31T21:18:19+00:00January 10th, 2017|Categories: News|

Eder, Jens/ Klonk, Charlotte (Hg.) (2016): Image Operations. Visual Media and Political Conflict. Manchester: Manchester UP. Works and inspiration that grew out of the international conference Image Operations held in Berlin in April 2014 (organized by Charlotte Klonk of Humboldt University’s Institute for Art History and Video Activism 2.0 principal investigator Jens Eder) [...]